Your Independent Life2664 Timber Drive, #420
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
Products distributed by Your Independent Life (listed alphabetically)
ADVOCATE REDI-CODE TALKING GLUCOSE METER (MODEL TD-4223)
The Advocate Redi-Code Talking Glucose Meter, model TD-4223, is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This talking unit provides results in English or Spanish in 7 seconds. Results are also presented on a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. The unit requires no coding, and uses a small blood sample size of 0.7 microliters, which may be taken from other parts of the body besides the fingertips, such as the palm, forearm, upper body, calf, or thigh. Data management includes a 450-test memory. A Ketone warning is given for results above 240 mg/dl. The unit comes with an owner's manual, a quick reference guide, and a carrying case. OPTIONS: Glucose testing strips; lancing device; lancets. WARRANTY: Included.
BIG NUMBER TALKING CALCULATOR
The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters 0.5 inches high. Its speech output is in a female voice with a three-level volume control. The calculator performs math functions, including percentage and power calculations, with memory and a repeat button. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 7 x 5 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is gray.
CLARITY PHONE (MODELS 1000, 2000, 3000 AND 4000)
The Clarity Telephone is an amplifier telephone designed with adjustable frequency range for individuals with high frequency hearing loss. Set the control to the frequency that is easiest to hear and hard to hear voices come through loud and clear. There are four models available. All models have the following features: visual ringer light; low-frequency ringer; hearing aid compatible; tone/pulse switch; desk/wall mountable; and increase volume to 25 dB. Model 1000 is the home version with mute, redial and one touch memory buttons. The Basic, model 2000 has no advanced options. The Clarity 3000 is the Feature phone with mute and redial buttons, and memory. The Clarity Speaker Phone, model 4000, has the addition of a two line feature. It has memory, mute redial and flash buttons as well as conference and hold features.
CLEARSOUNDS BED SHAKER (MODEL CS-SHK)
The ClearSounds Bed Shaker, model CS-SHK, is a bed vibrator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This vibrating signal device alerts the user while asleep or in any situation where it is hard to hear an alarm or phone ring. It works with the ClearSounds 40XLC Amplified Phone with Caller ID and Speakerphone, CS-WS1 Wake & Shake Alarm Clock, and CS-CL1 Amplified Phone Ring Signaler (see separate entries). DIMENSIONS: 3.5 millimeter plug.
CORDLESS TV LISTENER
The Cordless TV Listener is an amplification system for televisions designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit is comprised of a transmitter and a lightweight cordless headset. The transmitter connects to televisions without tools and converts sound into light; the headset converts the light waves back to high-quality stereo sound. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included).
DECT 6.0 EXPANDANDABLE DIGITAL CORDLESS PHONE WITH ANSWERING SYSTEM (MODELS KX-TG9332T & KX-TG9333T)
The DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 Expandable Digital Cordless Phone with Answering System is a cordless telephone with speakerphone and voice output caller identification designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In addition to talking caller ID, other voice output features include a talking alarm clock and talking battery alert. The phone has a digital answering system, speakerphone function, call block, night mode, light-up indicator, and two (model KX-TG9332T) or three (model KX-TG9333T) handsets. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): Base is 2.48 x 5.51 x 4.69 inches. Handset is 6.10 x 1.89 x 1.30 inches. WEIGHT: Base is 0.49 pounds. Handset is 0.29 pounds. COLOR: Black.
The Dialogue JV-35 is an amplified telephone designed for people who are hard of hearing or people who have visual disabilities. A powerful amplifier increases the incoming voice volume up to 35 decibels (70 times) louder so that the other caller can hear clearly. This phone also features advanced noise reduction technology that eliminates background noise and static for superior sound quality. Large buttons with braille characters make dialing easier for people with visual disabilities. This model also calls out the numbers as dialed and any numbers stored in memory. WARRANTY: This product has a limited one-year manufacturer's warranty.
The Dialogue XL-40 is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The telephone has an audio output jack for connection to a headset, neckloop, or cochlear implant. It also features an Adjustable Tone Control (ATC) that allows for the selection of various amplification levels to ensure that every word is heard as cleaarly as possible. Advanced noise reduction technology also filters out background noise and static for superior sound quality. A powerful amplifier increases the incoming voice volume up to over 43 decibels (100 times); the outgoing voice can also be amplified. Other features include an extra bright incoming call ring flasher, an extra loud ringer (adjustable to over 95 decibels), and big buttons with back-lighting to make dialing easier. WARRANTY: This product has a limitied one-year manufacturer's warranty.
The Dialogue XL-50 is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The telephone has an audio output jack for connection to a headset, neckloop, or cochlear implant. It also features an Adjustable Tone Control (ATC) that allows for the selection of various amplification levels to ensure that every word is heard as cleaarly as possible. Advanced noise reduction technology also filters out background noise and static for superior sound quality. A powerful amplifier increases the incoming voice volume up to over 48 decibels (200 times); the outgoing voice can also be amplified. Other features include an extra bright incoming call ring flasher, an extra loud ringer (adjustable to over 95 decibels), and big buttons with back-lighting to make dialing easier. WARRANTY: This product has a limitied one-year manufacturer's warranty.
NUTONE WIRELESS DOORBELL WITH STROBE
The Nutone Wireless Doorbell is a doorbell signal monitor designed to provide sound enhancement and signaling of a doorbell ring to persons with hearing disabilities. This monitor is portable and requires no special wiring. The receiver can be placed in any room so the chime can be heard. The set includes one receiver and one push-button transmitter. The unit offers a choice of an eight-note chime, a two-note chime, or a single-note tone, all with a 10-second strobe. RANGE: Signal can be transmitted up to 100 feet. POWER: The receiver plugs into any standard electrical outlet and the transmitter uses a battery (included). OPTIONS: Additional transmitters and receivers are available. WARRANTY: One year.
OTT-LITE TASK LIGHT WITH HANDLE
The Ott-Lite Task Light with Handle is a low vision light designed for use by persons with low vision. Its 13-watt bulb contains a blend of phosphors formulated to replicate the full spectrum of natural daylight. For many persons with low vision, the bulb produces high color rendering, enhanced contrast, and good visual acuity with less glare. This lamp is recommended for color-matching, sewing, and crafts.
PANASONIC FOUR-TRACK PLAYER
The Panasonic Four-Track Player is a four-track cassette player and two-track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This four-track player uses earphones only and has no external speaker. It features variable speed control, fast forward and rewind, and comes with a belt clip. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 1.125 x 3.5 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.
SONIC ALERT BED SHAKER (MODEL PV1)
The Sonic Alert Bed Shaker, model PV1, is a bed vibrator designed to alert sleepers with limited or no hearing to a wake-up alarm or signal from a doorbell, telephone or baby cry. The cylindrical unit will vibrate to alert the sleeper. The vibrator is portable and placed between mattress and box springs or under a pillow. It may be plugged into Sonic Alert's wake-up alarm or their SideKick remote receivers. POWER: The unit is operated by 12 V DC electricity.
The Superprint 4225 is a printing text telephone (TTY) or telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD). This device features built-in universal acoustic cups; variable size print (normal, bold, or wide); sensitivity control; 32 K memory for saving memos and conversations; named memos for ease in sending; an easy-touch programmable greeting; a bright, 24-character display; a computer-style keyboard; a sticky-key feature for single-handed typing; arrow keys; TTY announcer; relay voice announcer; GA and SK keys; and, 15 special function keys. DIMENSIONS: The characters on the display are .24 inches tall. WARRANTY: One year limited. Extended one or two year also available for additional cost.
SUPERPRINT PRO80 LVD
The Superprint Pro80 LVD is a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) designed for TDD users with low vision. This TTD connects directly to the telephone line and features a true-sized computer keyboard, a built-in 80-column printer, a built-in 20-character large print display, and built-in caller identification. Additional standard features include go ahead (GA) and stop keying (SK) keys, 11 one-touch function keys, arrow keys for review of conversations, call progress, user-programmable one-touch greeting message key, auto answer, remote message retrieval, TTY announcer, built-in ring flasher, selectable print size, and 32 kilobytes (K) memory. OPTIONS: ASCII capability. DIMENSIONS: Uses standard 8.5 inch wide thermal paper. WARRANTY: The standard warranty is one year; extended warranties are available at an additional cost.
TALKING DIGITAL CLINICAL THERMOMETER (MODEL HE8842)
The Talking Digital Clinical Thermometer, model HE8842, is a voice output digital thermometer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This thermometer automatically announces the body termperature when the measurement is done. Measurements may be made orally, rectally, or underarm. Measurements have an accuracy of 0.2 degrees Fahrenheit or 0.1 degrees Celsius. Other features include a liquid crystal display (LCD), memory recall of the last measured termperature, and automatic shutoff after seven minutes. POWER: Uses two AG12 batteries (included). OPTIONS: English or Spanish language.
The Talking Scale is designed for persons who are blind or have low vision. It is an electronic, digital scale with output in either kilos or pounds. POWER: Uses one 9 volt battery (included).
VERILUX ORIGINAL NATURAL SPECTRUM DELUXE DESK LAMP
The Verilux Original Natural Spectrum Deluxe Desk Lamp is an adjustable arm low vision tabletop light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desk lamp produces light similar to daylight. Features include a high/low brightness control, a full-coverage reflector, and a flexible steel gooseneck. The switch is located on the head of the lamp, which comes with a Verilux 27 watt bulb with brighness equivalent to standard 100 or 150 watt bulbs. DIMENSIONS: Height ranges from 15 inches when the lamp head is at a 90 degree angle to 26.5 inches when the head is extended upward. Lamp head is 1.75 x 9.5 x 5.75 inches (HxLxW). Base is 9.6 x 7 inches (LxW). Cord is 72 inches long. WEIGHT: 3 pounds. COLORS: Ivory with gray gooseneck, graphite with black gooseneck, pink with white gooseneck, or burl with black gooseneck. WARRANTY: 3 year limited warranty on lamp.
WIRELESS MAIL CHIME (MODEL 1200)
The Wireless Mail Chime, model 1200, is a mailbox signal designed for use by individuals with mobility, hearing, or vision disabilities, or seniors. The unit notifies the users when mail has been delivered and comprises a sensor which is mounted on the mailbox door with the included double-sided tape and a receiver. When the mailbox door is opened, the Mail Chime will beep four times and a bright red LED light will light on the receiver. The unit is equipped with a volume control, works for a distance of up to 450 feet, and can be used with all mailboxes except those with vertical hinges. POWER: The sensor uses a long-lasting 12-volt battery (included) and the receiver plugs into a standard electrical outlet. WARRANTY: One-year limited warranty.